Untitled timeline



Sumerians divide minute into 60 seconds

3000 B.C.

Sumerians divide circle into 360 degrees

3000 B.C.

Sumerians divide hour into 60 minutes

3000 B.C.

Sumerians divide day into 24 hours

3000 B.C.

Egyptians use calendar with 365 days

2773 B.C.


Troy inhabited

3000 B.C.

Mycenae (Greece) flourishes

1600 B.C.

Mycenae reaches its peak

1320 B.C

Trojan War (between Troy and Mycenae)

1190 B.C

Homer writing

750 B.C


Mycenae dominates Aegean

1600 B.C.

Hittites first employ iron for weapons

1300 B.C.

Ramses II, master builder pharaoh, aka Ozymandias, has total army of 100k

1290 B.C. - 1224 B.C.

Age of Dark in Aegean area, Dorian andIonian invasions interrupt Mycenaean civ.

1100 B.C. - 800 B.C

Mycenae falls to invaders

1100 B.C.


Fired-clay pottery

7000 B.C.

Bread in Egypt

3500 B.C.

First zoo has opening day, in China

2000 B.C.

First Olympic Games

776 B.C.

Romulus and Remus found Rome

753 B.C.